A photo of Haithem Elhadi Babiker.

Plastic Surgeon, Division of Plastic Surgery

Assistant Professor, UC Department of Surgery


My Biography & Research


Dr. Elhadi Babiker, MD, DMD, holds a double degree in medicine and dentistry. In addition, he is trained in both plastic surgery and in oral and maxillofacial surgery. He has completed fellowship training in craniofacial surgery. This training places him among an elite group of surgeons in the USA and around the world.

He currently serves as the director of the Treacher Collins Program.

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Clinical Interests

Pediatric obstructive sleep apnea syndrome; complex upper airway problems; Treacher Collins Syndrom; speech surgery for velopharyngeal insufficiency in cleft patients

Research Interests

Craniofacial biology

Academic Affiliation

Assistant Professor, UC Department of Surgery


Plastic Surgery, Craniofacial Disorders, Upper Airway, Treacher Collins, Hemangioma and Vascular Malformations

My Locations

My Education

MD: Kasturba Medical College, Manipal, India.

Residency: University of Cincinnati Plastic Surgery, General Surgery and Oral Maxillofacial Surgery, Cincinnati, OH.

Fellowship: Pediatric and Craniofacial Plastic Surgery, Cincinnati Children’s Hospital Medical Center, Cincinnati, OH.

DMD: University of Pennsylvania, Philadelphia, PA.

My Publications

Van Belle C, Pan B, Van Aalst J, Elhadi Babiker H. Perioperative Cerebral Hemorrhage Associated with Posterior Pharyngeal Flap Surgery. A Rare but Devastating Complication. Journal of the American Society of Maxillofacial Surgeons. 2017;1(5).

Ishman SL, Tang A, Cohen AP, Elhadi Babiker H, Chini B, Ehsan Z, Fleck RJ, Gordon C, McPhail GL, Pan B, Saal HM, Shott SR, Amin RS. Decision Making for Children with Obstructive Sleep Apnea without Tonsillar Hypertrophy. Otolaryngol Head Neck Surg. 2016 Mar;154(3):527-31. 

Pan BS, Elhadi H, Billmire DA. Maxillofacial Trauma.  In Wheeler DS, Wong HR, Shanley TP, Editors: Pediatric Critical Medicine. Basic science and clinical evidence. 2nd Edition.

Vu A, Elhadi H, Patel P, Schwentker A, Yakuboff  K. Pediatric Thoracic Outlet Syndrome: A case series and literature review. J Hand Surg. 2014 Mar;39(3):484-487.

Patel P, Elhadi H, Kitzmiller J, Billmire D, Yakuboff K. Complications of Tissue Expanders in the Pediatric Burn Patients: A 10 year follow up review. Ann Plast Surg. 2014 Feb;72(2):150-4.

Elhadi H, Reddy LV. Nasal Fractures.  In Fonseca, Marciani and Turvey Editors: Oral And Maxillofacial Surgery. Saunders. 2009. 2nd Edition.

Reddy LV, Elhadi H. Maxillary Advancement by Distraction Osteogenesis. Atlas Oral Maxillofac Surg Clin North Am. 2008 Sep;16(2):237-47.

McIntosh JE, Campbell JH, Aguirre A, Reddy LV, Elhadi H. Expansile Mass of the Maxilla. J Oral Maxillofac Surg. 2008 June 6; 66:1253-58.

Elhadi H, Reddy LV. Maxillofacial Trauma.  In Wheeler DS, Wong HR, Shanley TP, Editors: Pediatric Critical Care Medicine. Basic science and clinical evidence. Springer-Verlag. 2007. 1st Edition.